Umenyiora Fined for Snubbing Media

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0  Updated at 4:02 pm, February 1st, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Scott Boehm/Getty Images(INDIANAPOLIS) — New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora was fined $20,000 by the NFL for not showing up for the New York Giants’ media session Wednesday.

“I misunderstood the schedule,” Umenyiora said in a statement released by the team. “It won’t happen again, and I will be at tomorrow’s media session and available after the game. I apologize for any inconvenience my absence this morning may have caused.”

Osi has played well in the Giants three playoff games, tallying three sacks and eight tackles.

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